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Table 2 Intraoperative variables

From: Surgery of ascending aorta with complex procedures for aortic dissection through upper mini-sternotomy versus conventional sternotomy

 Upper ministernotomy(n = 18)aMedian sternotomy(n = 18)aP value
Catogeries of surgery  0.095
ASA + hemi-arch1 (0.06)6 (0.33) 
ASA + total arch13 (0.72)8 (0.44) 
root+ASA2 (0.11)1 (0.06) 
root+ASA + hemi-arch02 (0.11) 
root+ASA + total arch2 (0.11)1 (0.06) 
CBP time (min)209 ± 47218 ± 620.595
Crossclamp time (min)160 ± 38135 ± 360.048
HCA time (min)40 ± 1048 ± 200.139
  1. ASA ascending aorta, CPB cardiopulmonary bypass, HCA hypothermic circulatory arrest
  2. aContinuous data are presented as mean ± standard deviation, categoric data as number (%)